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12 Dec

Events of Interest and Analyses, A Foreign Perspective

Peace will be a consequence of truth. Maria Montessori said: “Establishing lasting peace is the work of education; all politics can do is keep us out of war.” Let us hope this is a turning point, and a way towards Palestinian freedom.

Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish


News


News

North Korea launches long-range rocket

Pyongyang says it has succeeded in its mission of placing a weather satellite in orbit.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2012 13:05 GMT

Asia-Pacific

Putin warns of foreign meddling in Russia

Russian president vows in state of the nation address that Russia will not allow democracy to be imposed from abroad.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2012 11:43 GMT

Thousands in Moscow march against Putin

Europe

Israel to keep Palestinian funds for months

Israeli foreign minister says funds will be held until at least March, in order to pay off debts to utility companies.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2012 08:17 GMT

Middle East

Protesting US ‘Right To Work’ law

By John Terrett

Americas

Barack Obama in Michigan

US to formally recognise Syrian opposition

 Obama says US will recognise coalition as de facto administration of regions under rebel control
“Here’s a summary of today’s events Syria• The Friends of Syria group, including the US and most European countries, has granted full political…”





After weeks of waiting, filmakers witness 7.4 cubic km of ice crashing off Ilulissat Glacier in Greenland

It’s like watching ‘Manhattan breaking apart in front of your eyes’, says filmmaker James Balog. He’s describing the largest iceberg calving ever filmed, as featured in his movie, Chasing Ice. After weeks of waiting, the filmakers witnessed 7.4 cubic km of ice crashing off the Ilulissat glacier in Greenland. Chasing Ice, released in the UK on Friday, follows James Balog’s mission to document Arctic ice being melted by climate change.

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